Photograph of Heckington High Street

Photo by Kenneth Collins

Heckington High Street

Welcome to the Heckington Parish Council website.

Heckington is situated in the area of the south of Lincolnshire on the east coast of England and close to the Wash in the North Sea. The Parish supports a population of some 4,000 with most residents living in the Village and with a few hundred in the surrounding rural area.

The Parish area of 5,300 acres consists mainly of flat agricultural land (although the Village of Heckington is on slightly higher ground) and enjoys a very peaceful rural landscape.

The nearest larger urban settlements include Lincoln (twenty miles), Boston (ten miles) and Sleaford (six miles).

Heckington Parish Council Responsibilities.

The responsibilities of the Parish Council, in common with all other Parish Councils in the country, include:-

  • Footway lighting;
  • Footpaths;
  • Cemeteries;
  • Allotments;
  • Village greens;
  • Public seats;
  • Indoor and outdoor recreational facilities;
  • Playing fields, Parks and open spaces;
  • Litter control;
  • War memorial.